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of the union speech this week, president obama addressed several issues of concern to many faith groups. the president pushed for stricter gun control, comprehensive immigration re and protections for senior and protections for senior citizens, the middle class and working families. some religious organizations praised obama's demand to raise the minimum wage and his goal of eradicating world poverty. >>> tibetan rights groups say since 2009 at least 100 tibetans inside china have set themselves on fire to protest chinese rule. the majority have been monks and nuns. also this week, in nepal, a former monk died after he set himself on fire in front of a buddhist shrine. china blames the dalai lama for encouraging the self-immolations. the dalai lama has said he can neither support nor condemn the protests. >>> the prominent american-born jewish philosopher rabbi david hartman has passed away. he was 81. a leader of liberal orthodoxy, hartman founded the shalom hartman institute in jerusalem where he encouraged the study of many schools of jewish thought. in a 1999 interview on this progr
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